‘Rare genius’: the world pays tribute to Professor Stephen Hawking
Tributes have begun to pour in for Stephen Hawking, the cutting edge British physicist and creator who has kicked the bucket matured 76.
Stephen Hawking, present day cosmology’s brightest star, kicks the bucket matured 76
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, author of the internet, was one of the first to react to news of his demise, saying on Twitter: “We have lost an epic personality and a great soul”.
Nasa likewise tweeted, saying: “Stephen Hawking’s speculations opened the universe of potential outcomes that we and the world are investigating.”
“May you keep flying like superman in microgravity.”
Remembering Stephen Hawking, a renowned physicist and ambassador of science. His theories unlocked a universe of possibilities that we & the world are exploring. May you keep flying like superman in microgravity, as you said to astronauts on @Space_Station in 2014 pic.twitter.com/FeR4fd2zZ5
— NASA (@NASA) March 14, 2018
The Planetary Society said: “farewell to a beautiful mind”, while astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson shared a photo of himself and Hawking. “His passing has left an intellectual vacuum in his wake,” he wrote.
Satya Nadella, the CEO of Microsoft, wrote: “we lost a great one today”.
Numerous researchers imparted their experiences to Stephen Hawking throughout the years. Harvard astrophysicist Jonathan McDowell peddled’s assurance to convey an address notwithstanding attempting to talk.
Dr Brad Tucker, an examination individual at Mount Stromlo Observatory at the Australian National University said Hawking was “a pioneer in cosmology and astronomy, as well as pushed every one of us – to provoke ourselves and the obscure.”
“He leaves having roused a large number of us and having helped us to handle the central issues that people have requested hundreds of years.”
US space traveler Chris Hadfield, regretted his demise saying: “Virtuoso is so fine and uncommon. Farewell Professor Stephen Hawking. You motivated all of us.” Fellow space traveler Scott Kelly said Stephen Hawking‘s passing was “a misfortune for all mankind”.
Tributes additionally originated from media outlets. The Foo Fighters said he was a “fucking legend”, while on-screen character Macaulay Culkin paid tribute to “a virtuoso and my most loved Simpsons character”.
Singer Katy Perry noted that Hawking died onPi Day, the annual celebration of the mathematical constant pi, writing “there’s a big black hole in my heart.”
British TV presenter Jonathan Ross said: “the world just dropped a lot of IQ points.”
As news of Hawking’s death spread, images of an empty wheelchair were shared on social media.
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